Christopher Mangum

Christopher Mangum

CJ has been covering college athletics for several years. While he maintains an interest in all conferences and teams, CJ's most notable work revolves around Penn State and Michigan football, where he has served as a member of the credentialed media at both schools. Additionally, CJ enjoys contributing freelance work to Saturday Blitz, providing coverage across various aspects of college football.

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines leads his team onto the field prior to the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 02, 2023 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)

College Football: Ranking the 2023 New Year’s Six bowls by watchability

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TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA - SEPTEMBER 09: Jalen Milroe #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide walks off the field after losing to the Texas Longhorns 34-24 at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 09, 2023 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama Football is drastically different since Texas loss

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - DECEMBER 02: Daylen Everette #6 of the Georgia Bulldogs tackles Jalen Milroe #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the first quarter in the SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 02, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

Alabama football belongs in the College Football Playoff

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LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - NOVEMBER 11: Jalen Milroe #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide against the Kentucky Wildcats at Kroger Field on November 11, 2023 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Alabama Football: Don’t count the Tide out just yet

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - NOVEMBER 26: J.J. McCarthy #9 of the Michigan Wolverines runs with the ball for a touchdown during the second half of a college football game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. The Michigan Wolverines won the game 45-23 over the Ohio State Buckeyes and clinched the Big Ten East Title. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)

Michigan football close to many program-changing feats

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STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 26: Sean Clifford #14 of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates after a touchdown against the Michigan State Spartans during the second half at Beaver Stadium on November 26, 2022 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

The Rose Bowl could be Sean Clifford’s storybook ending

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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 10: Head coach Jim Harbaugh talks to J.J. McCarthy #9 in the first half while playing the Hawaii Warriors at Michigan Stadium on September 10, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

3 thoughts on Michigan football heading into the CFP semifinal

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STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 13: Sean Clifford #14 of the Penn State Nittany Lions is sacked by David Ojabo #55 of the Michigan Wolverines during the first half at Beaver Stadium on November 13, 2021 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Michigan at Penn State football will decide the Big Ten in 2023

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 03: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines is seen following the Big Ten Championship against the Purdue Boilermakers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 3, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Jim Harbaugh continues to pull hilarious recruiting stunts

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STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 01: Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions leads the team onto the field before the game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Beaver Stadium on October 1, 2022 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Penn State football lands top-50 edge prospect Joseph Mupoyi

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STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 29: Drew Allar #15 of the Penn State Nittany Lions warms up before the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Beaver Stadium on October 29, 2022 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Penn State football is going to be a problem for Big Ten in 2023

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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - DECEMBER 04: Ronnie Bell #8 of the Michigan Wolverines holds the Big Ten Championship trophy after a win over the Purdue Boilermakers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 04, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)

Michigan football has best possible path to a national championship

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Jan 1, 2022; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish running backs coach Lance Taylor against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 2022 Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Western Michigan football hires new head coach, Lance Taylor

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MANHATTAN, KS - NOVEMBER 26: The Kansas State Wildcats run onto the field before before a game against the Kansas Jayhawks at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium on November 26, 2022 in Manhattan, Kansas. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)

College football: 3 teams that are trending up heading into bowl season

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PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 19: Austin Jones #6 of the USC Trojans runs with the ball as he is chased by Grayson Murphy #12 of the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl on November 19, 2022 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Big Ten football fans should not be excited about USC and UCLA

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - OCTOBER 30: Jaetavian Toles #23 of the Tulane Green Wave runs with the ball during the second half against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Yulman Stadium on October 30, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Tulane football has a shot at making program history

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